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Daily Palladium (Oswego, NY), March 22, 1853 
TextNewspapers    Ship Building The Ship Yard of Mr. Baker, situated at the foot of West First and Second streets, exhibits at the present time, a very brisk and lively appearance. A staunch, first class vessel is being built for Messrs. Merrick & Co. , which will be launched about the last of April. Mr. B. ...
Oswego Daily Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), March 24, 1853 
TextNewspapers    "Strikes" appear just now to be the general order of the day, not only among laborers on public works, but among mechanics generally. The house carpenters of New York and Brooklyn, the ship carpenters of Buffalo, and the barbers and coopers of Rochester, are all demanding an advance of wages. ...
Oswego Daily Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), March 24, 1853 
TextNewspapers    Attention Mariners. - Messrs. Ford & Brother have just received at their Jewelry Store, East end of the Bridge, an extensive assortment of Mariners' Compasses, Barometers, Spy Glasses, Marine Clocks, nautical Instruments, &c, which they offer for sale at uncommonly low prices. The long ...
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), April 21, 1853 
TextNewspapers    The Ship Yard of Mr. Andrew Miller, at the foot of East First street, presents a scene of great activity. Two new vessels on the docks, one belonging to Messrs. Fitzhugh Co., and the other, to the builder, will be launched in a few weeks. Mr. Miller employs about sixty hands. ...
Oswego Daily Journal (Oswego, NY), Monday, April 25, 1853 
TextNewspapers    Ship Building in Kingston Ship building, to a considerable extent, is going on at Kingston. At the Kingston Railway yard, says the News, "there are three vessels on the stocks in various stages towards completion, one three-masted schooner of 360 tons burthen, one two-masted schooner of 260 ...
Oswego Daily Journal (Oswego, NY), May 3, 1853 
TextNewspapers    Burning of the Ocean Wave - More full Particulars By an extra from the Ogdensburgh Sentinel office we have particulars, somewhat more in detail than we published in our telegraph yesterday morning. The Ocean Wave took fire from her furnaces, on her downward trip from Hamilton, when off "The ...
Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Tuesday, May 10, 1853 
TextNewspapers    Launch. - The new barque Danube, built for Messrs. M. Merrick & Co. , was launched from the ship yard of Baker & Co. , yesterday. She is of the largest class sail vessels on Lake Ontario, measuring about 400 tons, with 134 feet keel, 25 ft. hold, and will fill ...
Oswego Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Wed.,  June 1, 1853 
TextNewspapers    The "Trade Wind. " The Brighton Sentinel has a long and spirited account of the launch of the schooner Trade Wind, which took place at Colborne, C. W. , on Wednesday last. This being the first vessel built at that place, the launch called together two or three thousand persons to witness it....
Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Wed., June 1, 1853 
TextNewspapers    We regret to learn that the steam boat O. S. Howard, which has been used as a tow boat in our harbor for the past two seasons, was sold, on Monday, to a company who propose to remove her to Ogdensburg, where she will be used in the same capacity. ...
Oswego Daily Journal (Oswego, NY), Aug. 30, 1853 
TextNewspapers    Yesterday was a fine day, and seldom has our harbor presented a more lively and animated aspect. There being 200,000 bushels of grain afloat, all the elevating power in the harbor was put into requisition. That great establishment, Carrington's "Ontario Grain Warehouse," was elevating at three...
Daily Times (Oswego, NY), Thursday, Sept. 1, 1853 
TextNewspapers    Another Launch - The barque Grace Greenwood, G. R. Rogers, builder, is to be launched from his ship yard this afternoon at 4 o'clock. This is the first attempt of Mr. Rogers in ship building, and the Grace Greenwood fully proves that he is a skillful naval architect. The vessel has all the ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Oct 18, 1853 
TextNewspapers    MARINE INTELLIGENCE A deserved tribute has recently been paid to Capt. Mason, of the steamer ROCHESTER, of the Lewiston route. It consisted of a service of plate, presented by the Insurance Companies as a testimonial of their sense of his gallant conduct on a recent occasion. When the ...
Oswego Daily Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Tues., Oct. 25, 1853 
TextNewspapers    A Gale and Marine Disaster. - The wind has been blowing strongly from the northwest for the past 24 hours, and fear is entertained for the safety of vessels out. The schooner E. K. Bruce, which cleared from this port last night for Toledo with railroad iron, had her mainmast and jib split...
Oswego Daily Commercial Times (Oswego, NY), Wed. , Oct. 26, 1853 
TextNewspapers    Marine. - The wind lulled early this morning, and but a light breeze has been blowing from the south during the forenoon. The schooner E. K. Bruce which was in a perilous situation yesterday, proves to be a total wreck. She now lies close to the shore, and men were busily engaged this morning...
Chicago Journal (Chicago, IL), 28 Oct 1853 
TextNewspapers    We understand that the Messrs. Guthrie have contracted for another boat, to be called the Novelty, 109 feet long, 16 feet beam and 6 feet depth of hold, which is already launched, with her deck and guards all completed, ready for her machinery. She is to be driven by one of the powerful engines...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 14 Dec 1853 
TextNewspapers    MARINE INTELLIGENCE VESSELS IN PORT. - The following is a complete list of the vessels in port yesterday. Two or three of them have not taken down their sails, and their captains are talking of trying a short trip for a load of lumber, the others are all laid up for the winter, or are at the...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 21 Dec 1853 
TextNewspapers    The Milwaukee Sentinel says that the propeller WESTMORELAND has hauled alongside the wharf in the river where she will lay up for the winter. The damage to her machinery is supposed to be $1000 to $1500. ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 21 Dec 1853 
TextNewspapers    VESSELS IN PORT. --- Since we published the list which subsequently reappeared in the JOURNAL, causing that paper so many "pains," the following vessels have arrived and are preparing to lay up: Steamer FRANKLIN MOORE, sloop WUNX, and schooners UNION, BELLE CITY, EQUATOR, RACINE, L. C. IRWIN,...
Rochester Union (Rochester, NY), Friday, May 6, 1853 
TextNewspapers    Gale on Lake Ontario - Vessel Wrecked. A heavy gale from the North-east, swept over Lake Ontario and last night, and we regret to state it has been attended with serious disasters to the shipping. Two schooners were wrecked near the harbor of Genesee , and it is not improbable that we shall...
Oswego Daily Journal (Oswego, NY), Mon., May 9, 1853 
TextNewspapers    Gale on Lake Ontario . (We take the following dispatch from the Transcript bulletin.) By the House Line Rochester , May 6. There was a tremendous gale last night from the north, on Lake Ontario. The schooner Vincennes , of Sandusky , bound down, went ashore just east of the mouth of...

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